The Message of the Sermon on the Mount Matthew 5-7 : Christian Counter-CultureIVP Academic #ad - W. Above all, the author says, he wants to let Christ speak this sermon again, this time to the modern world. And this christian counter-culture is the life of the kingdom of God, a fully human life indeed but lived out under the divine rule. In this careful exposition of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, John R.
The followers of jesus are to different, " writes John Stott, "different from both the nominal church and the secular world, different from both the religious and the irreligious. Here is a christian value-system, ambition, attitude to money, ethical standard, religious devotion, lifestyle and network of relationships--all of which are totally at variance with those in the non-Christian world.
The Message of the Sermon on the Mount Matthew 5-7 : Christian Counter-Culture #ad - Stott accurately expounds the biblical text and relates it to life today. The sermon on the mount is the most complete delineation anywhere in the New Testament of the Christian counter-culture.
Studies in the Sermon on the MountEerdmans Pub Co #ad - William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. A spiritual classic, this detailed and comprehensive study by one of the greatest expository preachers of our time explains Christ's teaching in the Sermon on the Mount and incisively applies it to the Christian life.
The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing: A Theological CommentaryBaker Academic #ad - He also relates the Sermon's theological themes to contemporary issues such as ethics, philosophy, and economics. Jonathan pennington provides a historical, theological, and literary commentary on the Sermon and explains how this text offers insight into God's plan for human flourishing. William b Eerdmans Publishing Company.
Every christian generation turns to it for insight and guidance. In this volume, a recognized expert on the Gospels shows that the Sermon on the Mount offers a clear window into understanding God's work in Christ. As pennington explores the literary dimensions and theological themes of this famous passage, he situates the Sermon in dialogue with the Jewish and Greek virtue traditions and the philosophical-theological question of human flourishing.
The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing: A Theological Commentary #ad - The sermon on the mount, one of the most influential portions of the Bible, is the most studied and commented upon portion of the Christian Scriptures.
Sermon on the MountBanner of Truth #ad - The sermon on the mount answers some of the most pressing questions that every Christian encounters: What is a Christian? Does the law of God still have a place in the Christian life? How can I learn to pray? How can I learn self-discipline? William b Eerdmans Publishing Company.
Basics for BelieversBaker Books #ad - William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. They'll be encouraged to let the cross shape their outlook on suffering, persevere by developing seven virtues, emulate worthy Christian role models, and put the gospel first in all aspects of life. Christians taking their first steps of faith, as well as experienced believers reexamining their spiritual foundations, will find wisdom in this study of Philippians and the disciplines of the Christian life.
The Sermon on the Mount: Matthew 5-7 Expositional CommentaryBaker Books #ad - Here is an addition to the Boice commentaries that has a unique focus. Many pastors, students, and teachers have come to know and depend upon James Montgomery Boice's scholarly yet accessible commentaries on the most popular books of the Bible. William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. Instead of examining an entire book of the Bible, it provides readers with an in-depth look into Matthew 5-7, Jesus' Sermon on the Mount.
As with his other commentaries, the church, boice explains the meaning of the text verse by verse and also guides readers on how to apply the truths they find by relating the concerns of the text to today's world, and the realities of the Christian life. Boice's clear and practical writing will make The Sermon on the Mount a helpful commentary for a wide range of readers, from serious Bible students to interested laypersons.
Sermon on the Mount The Story of God Bible CommentaryZondervan Academic #ad - Zondervan. Emphasizing the historical distance between the new testament and our contemporary culture, part of the new The Story of God BibleCommentary series, The Sermon on the Mount by Scot McKnight, offers helpful contextual insights for those seeking to discern how to live out the Bible in today’s world.
The authors move away from “application” language, which has been criticized as being too simplistic, encouraging instead a wider perspective and discussion of how the biblical story can be lived today. Offering a new type of application commentary for today’s context, with each new Testament text examined as embedded in its canonical and historical setting, the Story of God Bible Commentary series explains and illuminates Scripture as God’s Story, in order to foster discernment in living the story faithfully and creatively with and for the Church in the 21st Century.
Sermon on the Mount The Story of God Bible Commentary #ad - William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. Perfect for pastors, and lay people alike, Sunday school teachers, students, this highly anticipated series provides a clear and compelling exposition of the text in the context of the Bible’s overarching story.
Sermon On The Mount: Restoring Christ's Message to the Modern Church Nac Studies in Bible & TheologyB&H Academic #ad - Matthew 5-7, popularly known as the Sermon on the Mount, has been described as "the essence of Christianity" and inspired many commentaries. However, new testament professor charles quarles believes a fair number of those volumes either present Christ's sermon as containing an impossible spiritual ethic or instead dilute its message so much that hardly any ethical challenge remains.
Zondervan. Looking at the beatitudes, what it means to be salt and light, and the demand for superior righteousness, he writes to restore this crucial section of our Lord's teaching to its proper place in His church. Also concerning, a recent gallup poll indicated only onethird of American adults recognize Jesus as the source of this teaching that has often inspired people who do not even embrace evangelical Christianity.
Sermon On The Mount: Restoring Christ's Message to the Modern Church Nac Studies in Bible & Theology #ad - Quarles' new analysis, and, if so, aims to fill the gap between these extremes by dealing with the important questions of whether believers can live by the Sermon on the Mount today, part of the New American Commentary Studies in Bible & Theology series, how. William b Eerdmans Publishing Company.
The Farewell Discourse and Final Prayer of Jesus: An Evangelical Exposition of John 14-17Baker Books #ad - William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. A. In this study D. A. Carson illuminates jesus's message to his disciples after the Last Supper, his followers, in which Jesus proclaims the coming of the Holy Spirit and prays for himself, and the world. D. This exposition of john 14-17 helps students of the Bible appreciate Jesus's teaching on the coming and the work of the Holy Spirit, his high priestly prayer, and his commandment to love one another.
Zondervan. Carson clearly explains what Jesus taught his disciples the night before his crucifixion.
Evangelism as Exiles: Life on Mission as Strangers in our Own LandThe Gospel Coalition #ad - Drawing on years of ministry in a Muslim-majority nation, Elliot Clark guides us through Peter's letter with striking insights for today. No matter your social location or set of experiences, the biblical letter of 1 Peter wants to redefine your expectations and reinvigorate your hope. And it's the experience of countless Christians around the world today.
This is our opportunity. A church in exile doesn't have to be a church in retreat. Suffering and exclusion are normal in a believer's life. This is our job description. Zondervan. The days of cultural Christianity are fading. Whether we're in positions of power or weakness, influence or marginalization, all of us are called to live and witness as exiles in a world that's not our home.
Evangelism as Exiles: Life on Mission as Strangers in our Own Land #ad - William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. This was certainly Jesus's experience. It's time to rethink normal. This is our mission. At least they should be.